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The Romance Reader

Abraham, Pearl

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ISBN 10: 1573220159 / ISBN 13: 9781573220156
Published by Riverhead, 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First Edition (first printing). The first novel by the author of GIVING UP AMERICA and THE SEVENTH BEGGAR, the story of a young woman who grows up in the insular world of the Hasidic life. Fine/Fine. Signed by Abraham on the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 50001

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Bibliographic Details

Title: The Romance Reader

Publisher: Riverhead

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Synopsis:

Hemmed in by the strict codes of her Orthodox Jewish upbringing, the daughter of a rabbi escapes to the world of romance novels and begins to chafe at her family and her faith. A first novel. Lit Guild Feat Alt.

About the Author:

Pearl Abraham is the author of the novels The Romance Reader and Giving Up America, and the editor of the Dutch anthology Een Sterke Vrouw: Jewish Heroines in Literature. Her work has appeared in Brooklyn Noir, The Michigan Quarterly, Religion in America, Dog Culture: Writers on the Character of Canines, and Forward.

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